semisacred

semisacred

(ˌsɛmɪˈseɪkrɪd)
adj
partly or somewhat sacred; sacred to a limited degree; having some characteristics of the sacred
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Though it did not prevent secession and civil war, the Constitution has achieved semisacred status in American political culture, with a museum devoted to it in Philadelphia and an original copy at the National Archives in Washington, D.
He refers at one point to one of these semisacred notebooks that constitute, for him, a secret language of power: "Un cuaderno de apuntes que obra en nuestro poder y que daremos a la imprenta no bien sucumba el vigoroso poeta" (Cronicas 98).
This half-Christian and half-Muslim portrait of a semisacred, semiprofane family is emblematic of the novel's hybrid nature.